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Over 10,000 Vote in UC Berkeley Ranked Choice Voting Election

Posted on Quick News by Ej Marin on April 17, 2017
Over 10,000 Vote in UC Berkeley Ranked Choice Voting Election

From April 10th-12th, the University of California, Berkeley elected its student government using ranked choice voting.

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Amherst College Uses Ranked Choice Voting to Select New Mascot

Posted on Quick News by Ej Marin on April 13, 2017
Amherst College Uses Ranked Choice Voting to Select New Mascot

From March 20-31, 9,295 Amherst College alumni, students, faculty, and staff used ranked choice voting to select a new mascot. The crowded slate of candidates included the Fighting Poets, the Mammoths, Purple & White, the Valley Hawks, and the Wolves.

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Arlington Democrats Use RCV for May Caucus

Posted on Quick News by Ej Marin on April 10, 2017
Arlington Democrats Use RCV for May Caucus

From May 9th to 13th, the Arlington County Democratic Committee (ACDC) will be using ranked choice voting to select their nominee for a seat on the Arlington County Board.

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31 Massachusetts Lawmakers Co-Sponsor Ranked Choice Voting Legislation

Posted on Quick News by Ej Marin on March 30, 2017
31 Massachusetts Lawmakers Co-Sponsor Ranked Choice Voting Legislation

A total of 31 lawmakers in Massachusetts are co-sponsoring H. 2897, which would allow towns, municipalities, and cities to use ranked choice voting for their local elections.

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University of Minnesota Students Elect New President With Ranked Choice Voting

Posted on Quick News by Ej Marin on March 07, 2017
University of Minnesota Students Elect New President With Ranked Choice Voting

MSA has been using ranked choice voting to conduct its elections since 2010. Since then the voter participation rate of the student body has increased by 91%.

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Georgetown Students Elect New President With Ranked Choice Voting

Posted on Quick News by Ej Marin on March 01, 2017
Georgetown Students Elect New President With Ranked Choice Voting

On February 24th, Georgetown University, one of the more than 50 US colleges and universities that use ranked choice voting, had one of its closest student government elections in recent history.

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Iowa Senator Introduces Ranked Choice Voting Legislation

Posted on Quick News by Ej Marin on March 01, 2017
Iowa Senator Introduces RCV Bill

Iowa recently became one of 18 states to see legislation advancing ranked choice voting introduced this year.

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Explainer: Voting Rules for Saturday's Election of DNC Chair

Posted on What's New by Rob Richie, Ethan Fitzgerald, Ej Marin on February 22, 2017
Explainer: Voting Rules for Saturday's Election of DNC Chair

This weekend, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) will gather for its winter meeting

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Kansas and Virginia Advance Bills to Expand Ballot Access

Posted on Quick News by Ej Marin on January 18, 2017
Kansas and Virginia Advance Bills to Expand Ballot Access

Kansas and Virginia both advanced bills that expand ballot access by making the process more attainable and inclusive for future candidates.

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